Here is a breakdown of all the premieres coming this month. Yeah I’m 12 days late but most of the series have not started yet so you’ll be OK.
September 2, 2016
NARCOS (S2) – NETFLIX (Drama)
Season One was all about Pablo Escobar’s rise to power and the DEA moving into his territory to try to take him down. Season two will all about Escobar escaping from prison and the manhunt that ensues.
September 5, 2016
LOOSELY EXACTLY NICOLE (S1) – MTV (Comedy)
Semi-autobiographical series about comedienne Nicole Byer and living the Hollywood dream. Well, Hollywood adjacent – the deep valley to be precise – and it’s not so much a dream but a struggle. Nicole, exuding her special brand of confidence and irreverence, will demonstrate the hilarious missteps of what it means to be out on your own for the first time. With the help of her two besties, Veronica and Devin, Nicole will have to navigate the “real world” as she endures humiliating auditions, unpaid electric bills and the romantic battlefield that is Tinder, all while slowly, but surely, finding her voice as a comedian.
September 6, 2016
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (S3) – EL REY (Drama)
START UP (S1) – CRACKLE (Drama)
Series about the emergence of GenCoin, a brilliant, yet controversial tech idea centered around digital currency-an idea that gets incubated on the wrong side of the tracks by three strangers who don’t necessarily fit the mold of “tech entrepreneurs” and a crooked FBI agent who will go to any length necessary to take them down. Stars Martin Freeman (“Fargo,” “Sherlock”), Adam Brody (“CHiPS,” “The League”), Edi Gathegi (“The Blacklist,” The Blacklist: Redemption) and Otmara Marrero (“Graceland”).
BELOW DECK (S4) – BRAVO (Reality Docu-series)
The dysfunctional crew of Below Deck returns with eight crew members onboard a luxury yacht as they cater to the champagne and caviar lifestyles of charter guests in the British Virgin Islands. Reunite with returning crew members Captain Lee Rosbach, Ben Robinson (chef), Kate Chastain (chief stew) and Kelley Johnson (bosun) for hijinks on the high seas. Joining the crew this season are Trevor Walker (senior deckhand), Nico Scholly (deckhand), Lauren Burchell (deckhand), Emily Warburton-Adams (second stew) and Sierra Storm (third stew). If you’ve never seen this series, think of it as Vanderpump Rules of the sea. And if you haven’t seen Vanderpump Rules, what the hell are you waiting for.
ATLANTA (S1) – FX (Comedy)
Atlanta, two cousins work through the music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. “Earn Marks” (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin’s career off the ground. “Alfred Marks” (Brian Tyree Henry) is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. “Darius” (Lakeith Lee Stanfield) is Alfred’s right-hand man and visionary. “Vanessa” (Zazie Beetz) is Earn’s best friend and the mother of Earn’s daughter.
QUEEN SUGAR (S1) – OWN (Drama)
Chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana: Nova (Rutina Wesley “True Blood”), a world-wide journalist and activist; Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner “Unforgettable”), the savvy wife and manager of an NBA star; and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe “Awkward”), a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption. After a family tragedy, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South. Led by acclaimed film director DuVernay, who directed the first two episodes.
September 7, 2016
GAYCATION (S2) – VICELAND (Reality)
Ellen Page and her best friend, Ian Daniel, set off on a personal journey to explore LGBTQ cultures around the world. In season two, with visits to Ukraine, India, France and the Deep South, Ellen and Ian discover the multiplicity of LGBTQ experiences, meeting amazing people and hearing their deeply moving stories of struggle and triumph. Through Ellen and Ian’s voyage, they are able to support and celebrate the state of LGBTQ identities across the globe.
BETTER THINGS (S1) – FX (Comedy)
New comedy co-created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. and starring Adlon, centers on Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), a single, working actor with no filter raising her three daughters, Max (Mikey Madison), Frankie (Hannah Alligood) and Duke (Olivia Edward) in Los Angeles. She’s mom, dad, referee and the cops. Sam also watches out for her mother, Phil (Celia Imrie), an English expatriate, who lives across the street. Sam is flawed and fierce with her love for her daughters, and her own mother, as well. Sometimes, heaping the love on when she feels guilty. Sam’s just trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters’ lives, have fun with a friend or two and also – just maybe – squeeze in some private time once in a while.
September 9, 2016
ONE MISSISSIPPI (S1) – AMAZON (Comedy)
A dark comedy inspired by comedian Tig Notaro’s life. Tig returns to her hometown in Mississippi, where she contends with the death of her mother and her own mortality as she embarks on a painful yet hilarious journey that unearths uncomfortable truths about her family and herself.
QUARRY (S1) – CINEMAX
The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of killing and corruption that spans the length of the Mississippi River.
September 11, 2016
ROB AND CHYNA (S1) – E! (Reality Docu-series)
Goes behind closed doors to witness what happens when new couple Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna embarks on building a life together as a newly engaged couple with a baby on the way. The one-hour docu-series goes inside their private world as they discover one another’s quirks, celebrate new beginnings, suffer some setbacks and begin to blend their outspoken families. Full disclosure I watch Keeping Up With The Kardashians and have watched all the spinoffs (Don’t judge me) so I was gonna watch this anyway. If I didn’t watch the other Kardashian show, I’d watch this anyway simply to see the best scene from the trailer where Blac Chyna goes off on Rob even if it is all scripted. See it for yourself.
MASTERS OF SEX (S4) – SHOWTIME (Drama)
The new season will kick off with a time-jump in which Bill (Michael Sheen) is seen battling in court in order to keep his practice. He was accused of prostitution and pedophilia. It’s no surprise Bill is down in the dumps since he has hit rock bottom in his personal and professional life. However, he is still seen consulting patients and making Betty (Annaleigh Ashford) run around the office. Bill’s estranged wife Libby (Caitlin Fitzgerald) who is no longer worried about him leaving her. Free from the shackles of her marriage, Libby is sure to take on new partners personally and explore her identity without her husband. There will also be a Bill and Virginia (Lizzy Caplan) reunion! The former love birds will see the sex researchers rebuild their burned bridges.
SON OF ZORN (S1) – FOX (Comedy)
Hybrid live-action/animated comedy about a warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean – where everything and everyone is animated – who returns to Orange County, CA, to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son.
September 12, 2016
DANCING WITH THE STARS (S23) – ABC (Reality Competition)
This season’s lineup of “celebrity” dancers includes two Gold medal-winning U.S. Olympians, a multi-Grammy award-winning musician, a star of one of the most iconic television programs ever, one of the greatest wide receivers of all time, and the former governor of Texas, to name just a few. They “stars” this season include Amber Rose, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Laurie Hernandez, Maureen McCormick, Rick Perry, and Ryan Lochte.
September 13, 2016
IF LOVING YOU IS WRONG (S3) – OWN (Drama)
September 14, 2016
AMERICAN HORROR STORY (S6) – FX (Drama – Anthology)
Nothing is known about the new season of AHS and FX is not giving anything away. They have been releasing trailers for the season with different scenarios and only one of the 15 trailers released is the real one for the season. Watch all 15 trailers below and try to figure out which one is the real one. Let’s hope it’s better than last season’s AHS:Hotel.
BLINDSPOT (S2) – NBC (Drama)
A beautiful woman is found naked in Times Square, her memory erased, her body covered in a series of coded tattoos. But as “Jane Doe” and the FBI team who discovered her work to decipher, investigate and solve the complex treasure map of her body, an ever-widening web of conspiracy and corruption is revealed, as is the truth behind Jane Doe’s real identity and the identity of the people who sent her to the FBI in the first place. But what does this nefarious group really want? And can Jane and her teammates stop them in time?
SOUTH PARK (S20) – COMEDY CENTRAL (Animated Comedy)
LEGENDS OF CHAMBERLAIN HEIGHTS (S1) – COMEDY CENTRAL (Animated Comedy)
Even though best friends Grover, Milk and Jamal are lowly benchwarmers on the Michael Clarke Duncan High basketball team, they’ve got superstar dreams. But it won’t be easy to ascend from freshmen to legends: They’ll need to prove themselves as champions on and off the court if they hope to earn any respect. Only time will tell if they have what it takes in this new animated series.
September 15, 2016
PROJECT RUNWAY (S15) – LIFETIME (Reality Competition)
September 16, 2016
Z-NATION (S3) – SYFY (Drama)
The series follows a team of everyday heroes during their epic struggle to save humanity following a zombie apocalypse. After discovering their mission to bring Murphy (Keith Allan, “Rise of the Zombies”), the only known survivor of the zombie plague, to a viral lab took an unexpected turn, the team is now split on the future of mankind. Murphy wants to create a race of human-zombie “blends,” while the gang, led by Lieutenant Warren (Kellita Smith, “The Bernie Mac Show”) are determined to stop him at all costs. In the Season 3 premiere, Warren’s group is taken prisoner by a new foe, but it won’t be long before Murphy and Warren face a showdown.
HIGH MAINTENANCE (S1) – HBO (Comedy)
The series explores the private lives of these unique individuals through a common thread: their weed delivery man. Ben Sinclair stars as The Guy, whose client base includes a group of characters with neuroses as diverse as the city. Each episode features multiple stories exploring the inner workings of people from all walks of life, told fly-on-the-wall style through the series’ patented brand of offbeat humor and pathos, revealing a city full of strangers united by the perennial pursuit of life’s greatest highs.
FLEABAG (S1) – AMAZON (Comedy)
The series is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman, as she hurls herself at modern living in London. Fleabag is an unfiltered woman trying to heal, while rejecting anyone who tries to help her and keeping up her bravado all along. Fleabag is the thoroughly disarming confessional of a woman so totally detached, she’s utterly lost.
September 18, 2016
THE CASE OF: JONBENET RAMSEY (S1) – CBS (Mini-series)
A six-hour limited event docu-series, unites former investigators with new experts to re-examine the 20-year-old unsolved murder of JonBenét Ramsey.
September 19, 2016
GOTHAM (S3) – FOX (Drama)
The origin story continues on Season Three of GOTHAM, and the stakes are higher than ever, as Super-Villains more ambitious and depraved are introduced, and a realignment of alliances shakes up the fight for power in Gotham City. It will peel back the curtain on the infamous criminal organization known as the Court of The Owls. With the Indian Hill escapees on the loose, Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) must take matters into his own hands as a bounty hunter in Gotham. He makes it his mission to find Hugo Strange (guest star BD Wong), the mastermind behind the horrifying Indian Hill experiments, and Fish Mooney (guest star Jada Pinkett Smith), one of Strange’s subjects. Meanwhile, GCPD Detective Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) and Captain Nathaniel Barnes (Michael Chiklis) remain at the forefront of the fight against crime in the monster-ridden city. Also, Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz), with the help of his trusted butler and mentor, Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee), and former Wayne Enterprises employee, Lucius Fox (Chris Chalk), discovers there are still more secrets to uncover regarding his parents’ murders. The new season will also catch up with the future Poison Ivy (Maggie Geha), who, after an encounter with a monster from Indian Hill, finds herself reborn as a young woman who’s harnessed the full power of her charms; and will dive into the origin stories of Jervis Tetch/Mad Hatter (Benedict Samuel), a talented hypnotist teetering on the edge of madness; and the Tweed Brothers.
THE VOICE (S11) – NBC (Reality Competition)
Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys will be joining Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches for season 11 of NBC’s two-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.
KEVIN CAN WAIT (S1) – CBS (Comedy)
Stars Kevin James as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to discover he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets. Kevin’s retirement plans consist of chilling with his family and having epic adventures with fellow retirees Goody (Leonard Earl Howze), his former partner and close friend, and Duffy (Lenny Venito), his oldest pal, as well as his brother, Kyle (Gary Valentine), a fireman whose closest encounter with a blaze would be a grease fire in the firehouse kitchen. However, Kevin’s dream is jeopardized when he discovers that Donna (Erinn Hayes), his wonderful wife of 20 years, has shielded him from key family info while he worked overtime protecting the community.
BIG BANG THEORY (S10) – CBS (Comedy)
LUCIFER (S2) – FOX (Drama)
In Season Two, Lucifer (Tom Ellis) and his brother, Amenadiel (DB Woodside), who have been sparring over Lucifer’s resistance to returning to the underworld, will now be brought back together for one common goal – to find their mother, Charlotte (Tricia Helfer, “Battlestar Galactica”), who escaped Hell. After all, Lucifer doesn’t take after his dad, so the parent he does resemble is sure to be quite terrifying. Lucifer’s work with the LAPD also is upended when the police force hires Ella Lopez (Aimee Garcia “The George Lopez Show”), a smart, tough forensic scientist whose mutual belief in both faith and science proves a point of interest to Lucifer. With mom on the loose, Dr. Linda Martin (Rachael Harris), who has become not only a therapist, but also a confidante to Lucifer, will surely have a lot of advice to dole out. And, by the time she’s done with them, she may need a therapist of her own.
THE GOOD PLACE (S1) – NBC (Comedy)
Follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell, “House of Lies,” “Veronica Mars”), an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn’t been a very good person. With the help of her wise newfound afterlife mentor (Ted Danson, “Bored to Death,” “Cheers”), she’s determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within.
September 20, 2016
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (S4) – FOX (Comedy)
When the series returns for its fourth season, Maya Rudolph is set to reunite with fellow Saturday Night Live alum Andy Samberg via a multi-episode arc, playing the U.S. Marshal who is Jake and Holt’s (Andre Braugher) official liaison while they remain in the Witness Protection Program. We’ll also see Holt’s successor played by Ken Marino (Veronica Mars) in a two episode arc. He comes in and is not taking his promotion all that seriously. Turns out the new captain, C.J, stumbled into his high position by luck and doesn’t really believe in imposing order or enforcing rules — which suits the squad just fine (save for Amy).
NEW GIRL (S6) – FOX (Comedy)
The new season will feature a crossover with Brooklyn Nine-Nine as well as have the return of Megan Fox’s Reagan. It will pick up three months after the last episode of Season 5 which ended with Cece and Schimdt getting married. The couple continues their story with the possibility of getting pregnant and starting a new family. This will impact Nick and make him think about his own choices in life, specifically his relationship with Jess and Reagan.
NCIS (S14) – CBS (Drama)
When the new season begins Gibbs has been trying — unsuccessfully! — to find an agent to take over the empty desk [where DiNozzo sat]. In fact, of the candidates sent his way, he burns through six of them. Cue the arrival of NCIS Special Agent Alex Quinn, played by new series regular Jennifer Esposito (Blue Bloods), an instructor at FLETC, the [Federal] Law Enforcement Training Center, so she shows up to find out what is going on with Gibbs. Quinn’s on-site check-in coincides with the team working a case that resurfaces long-undercover NCIS Special Agent Nick Torres (new series regular Wilmer Valderrama). As such, by the end of the premiere, Gibbs will have not one but two new team members.
BULL (S1) – CBS (Drama)
The series is inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. Brilliant, brash and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition and high tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick. Bull employs an enviable team of experts at Trial Analysis Corporation to shape successful narratives down to the very last detail. In high-stakes trials, Bull’s combination of remarkable insight into human nature, three Ph.D.’s and a top-notch staff creates winning strategies that tip the scales of justice in his clients’ favor.
SCREAM QUEENS (S2) – FOX (Drama – Anthology)
The new season will be set in a hospital run by Jamie Lee Curtis’ Dean Munsch, who somehow has become the face of a new feminist movement, and it will pick up three years after the events of the Season 1 finale.
STRUT (S1) – OXYGEN (Reality – Docu-series)
The series follows transgender models Laith De La Cruz, Dominique Jackson, Isis King, Ren Spriggs and Arisce Wanzer as they chase their passions of becoming household names in the fashion world while challenging stereotypes of gender and beauty. Supporting them every step of the way are Cecilio Asuncion and Cassandra Cass of Slay Model Management, the first exclusively transgender modeling agency.
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD (S4) – ABC (Drama)
In light of the Sokovia Accords, and with Hydra obliterated, S.H.I.E.L.D. has been legitimized again and no longer needs to operate in the shadows. Since the world presumes that Coulson is dead, the organization needed a new Director (Jason O’Mara) to be the face of the organization. Coulson finds himself back in the role as an agent and teamed with Mack (Henry Simmons), and together they are tasked with tracking down and confirming the presence of Enhanced people, aka Inhumans. They have been trying to track down and capture Daisy (Chloe Bennet), aka Quake, who has gone rogue in an attempt to atone for sins from the past. But with the world believing that Daisy is a dangerous outlaw who has taken down banks and bridges, the new Director has no qualms about taking her down for good. Agent May (Ming-Na Wen) is tasked with training specialist strike teams, and Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) have taken a big step forward in their relationship. But with Simmons’ new promotion as Special Advisor to the Director in Science and Technology, Fitz, as well as her former team members, finds it hard to confide in or trust her since she’s now the Director’s confidant. Robbie Reyes (Gabriel Luna) will roar into the lives of Agent Coulson and the team as a junkyard mechanic who can turn on a dime into the terrifying Ghost Rider. Will Robbie be a friend or foe to S.H.I.E.L.D. – as well as the world, itself? Meanwhile, Fitz discovers that socially awkward genius and friend Dr. Radcliffe (John Hannah) has started putting the finishing touches on a new, secret invention.
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (S3) – CBS (Drama)
After a sniper is at large during a crowded festival weekend, the NCIS team partners with several federal agencies on the case. The aftermath of the Russo case continues, as Brody decides to leave NCIS and FBI Special Agent Tammy Gregorio is sent to investigate Pride and his team.
THIS IS US (S1) – NBC (Dramedy)
Sometimes life will surprise you. Starring Mandy Moore (“A Walk to Remember”), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes,” “Gilmore Girls”) and Sterling K. Brown (“The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story),” this refreshingly honest and provocative series follows a unique ensemble whose paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways. We find several of them share the same birthday, and so much more than anyone would expect. From the writer and directors of “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” comes a smart, modern dramedy that will challenge your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.
September 21, 2016
THE GOLDBERGS (S4) – ABC (Comedy)
LETHAL WEAPON (S1) – FOX (Drama)
Combining action and drama with friendship and humor, LETHAL WEAPON reboots the hit movie franchise, as it follows classic cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh, who are working a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles.
Grief-stricken after the loss of his young wife and unborn child, ex-Navy SEAL-turned-detective Martin Riggs (Clayne Crawford, “Rectify”) moves to California to “start over” at the LAPD. He’s paired up with Roger Murtaugh (Damon Wayans, Sr., “My Wife and Kids,” “In Living Color”), who’s just coming back to the job after a near-fatal heart attack. Riggs’ penchant for diving headfirst into the line of fire immediately clashes with Murtaugh’s prudent, by-the-book technique. It’s clear from the moment they meet, this partnership could be lethal. But during their first case together, Riggs drags Murtaugh on a high-speed chase culminating inside the Long Beach Grand Prix and into a seaport shootout with drug dealers – and despite his protests, the older cop feels more alive than he has in years. Meanwhile, Riggs gets a glimpse of why Murtaugh is so determined to get home safely at the end of each day – he’s got a family and a newborn baby of his own. By the time their investigation ends, Riggs realizes he may have found something worth living for – a partner and friend like Murtaugh. And even Murtaugh figures this arrangement might just work out after all. If only Riggs doesn’t get them killed first…
SURVIVOR (S33) – CBS (Reality Competition)
The fall edition of the long running series is themed “Millennials vs. Gen. X” and will feature 20 castaways who will be separated by generation and forced to compete against each other with the same ultimate goal: to outwit, outplay and outlast each other. Which generation has what it takes to win the game, be crowned the Sole Survivor and win the one million dollar prize?
SPEECHLESS (Series Premiere) – ABC (Comedy)
Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver, “About a Boy,” “The Riches,” “Good Will Hunting”) is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to give JJ his “voice.”
EMPIRE (S3) – FOX (Drama)
Season 2 of the hip-hop drama ended with Anika (Grace Gealey) and Rhonda (Kaitlin Doubleday) fighting outside on a balcony. Andre (Trai Byers) showed up to get Anika for Lucious (Terrence Howard) but he was a bit too late. The season ended with the camera showing Andre’s horrified face as either Anika or Rhonda fell over the side of the balcony. Jamal (Jussie Smollett) will still be on the mend from getting shot last season. He’s also still refusing to sing because of all the family drama. It’s believed that Mariah Carey’s guest role as Kitty will help Jamal in his time of need. Kitty is a good friend of Cookie’s and will try and help Jamal “get through his difficulties.” Other guest stars on Season 3 include Taye Diggs, Sierra McClain, French Montana and Birdman and Phylicia Rashad.
LAW & ORDER: SVU (S18) – NBC (Drama)
The season premiere deals with a small boy who is found alone in a park and his identity leads the SVU on a tense search for his mother. The case becomes a city-wide sensation and Benson and Barba find themselves on opposing sides of the verdict. The season will also feature a special guest star — Vice President Joe Biden. The vice president will play himself in the second episode, in which Biden commends the special victims unit for their work addressing the national rape kit backlog.
MODERN FAMILY (S8) – ABC (Comedy)
The new season begins with the families Pritchett, Dunphy, and Tucker celebrating Father’s Day. The entire extended family will be seen in a vacation to New York, the Midwest, and Mexico. Claire (Julie Brown) will face another struggle as business partner with her father Jay (Ed O’Neill). Meanwhile, Phil (Ty Burrell), who is known for his eccentric hobbies, will even get more hooked with it. Gloria (Sofia Vergara), on the other hand, is busy with her hot sauce business, which is progressing positively. Meanwhile, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) are busy trying to rent out their upstairs unit, so they have been meeting with interesting guests. Their daughter Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons), on the other hand, starts to experience the complications of being a pre-teen. At the Dunphy residence, Haley (Sarah Hyland) decides to heal her broken heart by starting her entrepreneurial career. Alex (Ariel Winter) strives to keep her life in control while studying at Caltech. Their younger brother Luke (Nolan Gould) is about to face high school senior year with Manny (Rico Rodriguez).
BLACK-ISH (S3) – ABC (Comedy)
When the series returns, we’ll see Dre (Anthony Anderson), Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross), and the whole gang heading to Disney World in the premiere episode, “VIP.” Jim Rash guest stars as Cody, the VIP tour guide that Dre hires to make the vacation as magical as possible. Season three will also feature Hamilton star Daveed Diggs, who will be playing Rainbow’s brother, Johan, in a recurring role.
CHICAGO P.D (S4) – NBC (Drama)
The season kicks off about one week after the events of the season finale with Justin’s death hanging over Voight (Jason Beghe) and Lindsay (Sophia Bush) as the police’s Intelligence department investigates a murder-arson case. Meanwhile, Commander Crowley (Barbara Eve Harris) confronts Lindsay about why she and Voight were at that location on the night that Intelligence pursued Justin’s killer. Commanding officers won’t just be targeting Voight but also Tay since she rebuffs an officer’s sexual advances. Since he was rejected by the new patrol officer, he tries to derail Tay’s career. Additionally, as the season progresses, Lindsay will lean on Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) for support and advice regarding her situation with Voight. She wants to protect him but she also doesn’t want to be the target of an investigation or an accessory to murder.
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (Series Premiere) – ABC (Drama)
A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
September 22, 2016
GREY’S ANATOMY (S13) – ABC (Drama)
ROSEWOOD (S2) – FOX (Drama)
A new captain shakes things up at the East Miami Police Department, and Miami’s young, hot-shot mayor gets personally involved when his promising young mentee is mysteriously murdered. Eddie Cibrian (CSI: Miami) joins the show as a series regular.
SUPERSTORE (S2) – NBC (Comedy)
Season two will pick up with the union plot from season one and run throughout. The rest of the season’s episodes will touch on bathroom use by transgender people, the morning-after pill and open-carry laws as well as an election episode.The relationship between Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Amy (Ferrera) would continue to be a “will they/won’t they” situation, but that is difficult as Amy is married.
CHICAGO MED (S2) – NBC (Drama)
The season kicks off with Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) commencing his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery with a new and more challenging mentor, Dr. Latham (Ato Essandoh).However, he gets off on the wrong foot. Meanwhile, Dr. Ethan Choi (Brian Tee) gets promoted to Chief Resident but he quickly finds out that handling his new position is more difficult that he thought. On the other hand, nurse April (Yaya DaCosta) tries to come to term with her TB diagnosis. Also in the second season, Dr. Manning (Torrey DeVitto) takes on a complicated case. She will treat a pregnant woman who was also a victim of a high speed collision. The season will also show Dr. Charles (Oliver Platt) approach Sarah (Rachel DiPillo) with an interesting opportunity that catches her off-guard. Elsewhere, Sharon Goodwin (S. Epatha Merkerson), whose husband left her in the season finale, will try to move on with her life.
NOTORIOUS (S1) – ABC (Drama)
Follows the professional and personal relationship between a charismatic attorney and a powerhouse television producer as they attempt to control the media, the justice system, and ultimately – each other.
PITCH (S1) – FOX (Drama)
Follows the fictional story of Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), the first female pitcher in the big leagues. Produced in association with Major League Baseball, the series’ aspirational element pairs perfectly with Minor League Baseball, where teams have been credited with opening up opportunities to women within the game.
THE BLACKLIST (S4) – NBC (Drama)
Tom (Ryan Eggold) in grave danger and fighting for his life right from the beginning of the new season. Red (James Spader) goes on the hunt for Liz and the baby as well. After Liz (Megan Boone) is abducted by a man claiming to be her father, Red (James Spader) sets out to find her at any cost. Meanwhile, the Task Force grapples with the shocking news that Liz is still alive.
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (S3) – ABC (Drama)
September 23, 2016
LONGMIRE (S5) – NETFLIX (Drama)
Season 5 of Longmire picks up after the dramatic cliffhanger of season 4, where Walt Longmire (series star, Robert Taylor) and his girlfriend Dr. Donna Sue Monaghan (Ally Walker) are shot by an armed intruder in Walt’s house. Laying in a hospital bed attempting to make sense of the attack, their fate and relationship both seem uncertain. However, one thing is clear: Walt Longmire is being hunted. Meanwhile, Cady (Cassidy Freeman) is forced to come to terms with her deal with Jacob Nighthorse (A. Martinez), the ultimate betrayal for her father. Vic (Katee Sackoff) determines a new level of independence for herself and Ferg (Adam Bartley) begins a new relationship where deception lurks beneath the surface. Season 5 finds Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips) at the cross hairs of two warring parties and his allegiance to one could have deadly consequences.
TRANSPARENT (S3) – AMAZON (Dramedy)
HELL’S KITCHEN (S16) – FOX (Reality Competition)
LAST MAN STANDING (S6) & Dr. KEN (S2) – ABC (Comedy)
MACGYVER (S1) – CBS (Drama)
A reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus “Mac” MacGyver (Lucas Till) who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Lincoln (George Eads). Under the aegis of the Department of External Affairs, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip.
THE EXORCIST (S1) – FOX (Drama)
A psychological thriller following two very different priests tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession. Father Tomas Ortega (Alfonso Herrera, “Sense8”) is the new face of the Catholic Church: progressive, ambitious and compassionate. He runs a small but loyal parish in the suburbs of Chicago. He has no idea that his quiet life is about to change forever. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, another priest finds himself locked in a life-and-death struggle with evil. Father Marcus Brennan (Ben Daniels, “Flesh and Bone”) is a modern-day Templar Knight, an orphan raised since childhood by the Vatican to wage war against its enemies. Father Marcus is everything Father Tomas is not: relentless, abrasive and utterly consumed by his sacred mission. Caught in the middle is the Rance family, members of Tomas’ parish. On the surface, they’re a normal, suburban family, but all is not as it seems in this household.
HAWAII FIVE-0 (S7) – CBS (Drama)
SHARK TANK (S8) – ABC (Reality)
BLUE BLOODS (S7) – CBS (Drama)
VAN HELSING (S1) – SYFY (Drama)
Van Helsing is set in the near future, where vampires have risen and taken control. Vanessa Van Helsing is humanity’s last hope, as her unique blood composition gives her the ability to turn vampires human. With this secret weapon, Vanessa becomes a prime target for the vampires.
September 24, 2016
STAR WARS: REBELS (S3) – DISNEY XD (Animated)
The new season introduces new characters Grand Admiral Thrawn and Bendu. Having established a secret base on Atollon, the Ghost crew, now led by a more powerful Ezra, strengthens the rebel fleet by acquiring new resources and recruits eager to stand against the Empire. However, the Imperial efforts to eliminate the rebellion are now being led by the coldly analytical Grand Admiral Thrawn, whose strategic, tactical and cultural insights make him a threat unlike any they have faced before. Ezra and Sabine take on new roles and challenges as the rebels prepare for their biggest mission yet – a direct assault on the Empire.
September 25, 2016
BOB’S BURGERS (S7) – FOX (Animated Comedy)
QUANTICO (S2) – ABC (Drama)
In the new season, Alex navigates the dark world of espionage, far different and more dangerous than what she’s learned before, she’s pulled into the center of a deadly conspiracy that not only threatens the lives of this country’s citizens, but the lives of countless others across the globe. This conspiracy calls everyone around her into question, be it new faces from the CIA or old ones from the Bureau.
ONCE UPON A TIME (S6) – ABC (Drama)
FAMILY GUY (S15) – FOX (Animated Comedy)
THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (S3) – FOX (Comedy)
In the new season, Malibu will be under siege and safety of Tandy. The group will be under serious jeopardy as armed intruders will storm the Malibu beach near their home. Further adding to this problem, will be the fact that no one will be able to agree on what to do. Keeping in mind the situation in front of them, Melissa will take drastic action. Tandy will end up getting a new lesson in Fashion in the General Breast Theme with Cobras
SECRETS AND LIES (S2) – ABC (Drama)
Eric Warner (Michael Ealy), a newly married heir to his family’s private equity firm, is under suspicion from Detective Cornell (Juliette Lewis) when his wife Kate (Jordana Brewster) is murdered.
September 27, 2016
DRUNK HISTORY (S4) – COMEDY CENTRAL (Comedy)
This season, “Drunk History” transports viewers back in time to hang with the founding fathers as the multi-talented Lin-Manuel Miranda narrates the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Paget Brewster narrates the friendship among First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt (Busy Phillips) and Soviet soldier Lyudmila Pavlichenko (Mae Whitman) and their fight for women’s rights. Allan McLeod explains how the divided dispute on whether British actor William Macready (Jack McBrayer) or American actor Edwin Forrest (David Koechner) was the better thespian. Other A-list guest stars featured this season include Billie Joe Armstrong, Steve Berg, Rachel Bilson, Michael Cera, Josh Charles, Kat Dennings, Ben Folds, Dave Grohl, Tony Hale, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Elizabeth Olsen, Aubrey Plaza, Ronda Rousey, Liev Schreiber, Alia Shawkat, Duncan Trussell and many more.
AFTERMATH (S1) – SYFY (Drama)
The series centers on one family – Karen (Anne Heche, “Hung,” “Men in Trees”) and Joshua Copeland (James Tupper, “Revenge,” Grey’s Anatomy”) and their children. The Copelands battle for survival after civilization comes to an apocalyptic end — and they are faced not only with plague – but the rise of supernatural creatures.
CHANNEL ZERO (S1) – SYFY (Drama – Anthology)
Candle Cove centers on one man’s obsessive recollections of a mysterious children’s television program from the 1980s – and his ever-growing suspicions about the role it might have played in a series of nightmarish and deadly events from his childhood.
September 28, 2016
BIG BROTHER: OVER THE TOP – CBS ALL ACCESS (Reality Competition)
New show. New cast. New experience! Julie Chen hosts the new Big Brother: Over the Top – now with more access, more control and more excitement, exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.
IMPASTOR (S2) – TV LAND (Comedy)
Last season ended with Buddy Dobbs (Michael Rosenbaum, “Smallville”) past had finally started to catch up with him when Damien, the man he owed money to, came calling. The series follows Buddy, a slacker with gambling debt as he tries to escape his old life, by assuming the identity of a gay pastor, Jonathan Barlow, who died while trying to save Buddy from jumping off a bridge. Buddy assumed Barlow’s life and relocated to the small town of Ladner where he serves as the town pastor. With the new identity, he thought he could escape his old life, but he was wrong.
YOUNGER (S3) – TV LAND (Comedy)
At the end of season two, Liza’s secret took a tragic turn when Kelsey’s fiancé Thad (Dan Amboyer) was killed in an accident right after he discovered her lie, and Liza’s love life is in disarray as she tries to choose between on-again/off-again boyfriend Josh (Nico Tortorella) and her boss Charles (Peter Hermann), with whom she has an undeniable connection.
CODE BLACK (S2) – CBS (Drama)
In the season premiere, Col. Ethan Willis (new cast member Rob Lowe) joins the team as part of a program in which the Department of Defense sends doctors to hospitals to teach new techniques and technologies that they learned on the field of combat. Willis and Mike take a harrowing chopper to Malibu to help save shark bite victims; Campbell (new series regular Boris Kodjoe) has become the head of both the OR and the ER in order to save costs, causing strife between him and Leanne; and Jesse welcomes a new round of residents.
CRIMINAL MINDS (S12) – CBS (Drama)
Adam Rodriguez joins the cast as Luke Alvez, a new recruit to the BAU from the FBI’s Fugitive Task Force tasked with helping to capture one of the escaped killers from last season. Aisha Tyler, who plays Dr. Tara Lewis, becomes a series regular.
September 30, 2016
LUKE CAGE (S1) – NETFLIX (Drama)
After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a fugitive who attempts to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But soon he is pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city _ forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.
CRISIS IN SIX SCENES (S1) – AMAZON (Comedy)
Takes place in the 1960’s during turbulent times in the United States and a middle class suburban family is visited by a guest who turns their household completely upside down.
AMERICA DIVIDED (S1) – EPIX (Reality – Docu-series)
Series features timely narratives around inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system – all woven into an eight-story, five-part series. Follows high-profile correspondents as they explore aspects of inequality related to their own biographies.